Stalin album being governed by real slaps and bangers, not the same old patterns of sugary vocal bits and hesitant drums TD Slaps assembles for "In My Feelings," or the funky bass and bright synths JP Bangz arranges for "Reality," which still ends up as a symbol of the artistically complacent state of contemporary traditional Bay rap. What you been into lately rap-wise? They just rebuilt everything. He has a rapid, melodic flow, and unlike a lot of rappers, can actually hold a tune.
Producers set prosaic narratives to exciting music. So, from the splintering sounds L-Fingaz uses for "I Can't Wait" to the subpar recording quality of the vocals on "Making Hoes Mad" to the random copy-and-paste production style behind White Rocks' "Play Me," "Gas Nation 2" periodically sounds unworthy of an artist with a discography as deep as Stalin's. At this point you probably expect to get hit with a list of the usual suspects, but the producer phenomenon goes actually much deeper than the names that enjoy the most drops in hip-hop writing. Keep your eye on this West Oakland native. Nah I was just trying to make something they could dance to.
A lot of this might be lost from people who reside outside of the area code, but even if you don't understand everything he's saying, you can appreciate his delivery.
When I got out of jail, I was on probation. Oh, Matchbox 20! Instead of always making some depressed music. Stalin comes across like some random boondocks rapper looking backwards in time, dyed-in-the-wool rap fans won't be able to deny that his music has some essential merit. Like UGK, he manages to be both street and smart, which gives his gritty rhymes even more power.
You fuck with Steely Dan? A lot of this might be lost from people who reside outside of the area code, but even if you don't understand everything he's saying, you can appreciate his delivery. I already had money.
The title of his album, "Gas Nation," refers to West Oakland's nickname "gas" is slang for guns. I already had money.
I been to see them in concert twice! I opened up barber shops, clothing lines — got a clothing store finna open up. Crack is definitely to blame, as are California's harsh drug laws and broken penal system. He's established solid working liaisons with The Mekanix and DJ Fresh, who in the past provided him with consolatory sounds that maintained a certain level of composure while still being fortunately rough around the edges. Yo I found the song!
Even though from a distance J. I been to see them in concert twice! The rapper born Jovan Smith goes into his standard mode with occasionally above-average hustler talk "Say too much, I might incriminate" and war veteran comparisons "Round the same time you was doin' S. One thing I love and respect about the Bay Area is that we support each other so much, that you can actually be an extremely successful rapper without ever leaving the Bay. I went and looked it up after that!
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One of hip-hop and rap's greatest sonic achievements is reduction, from Kool Herc spinning breakbeats all the way up to today's abstract soundscapes. I been to see Rob Thomas in concert, James Blunt in concert! Hailing from West Oakland, real name Jovan Smith is a product of his environment, delivering only the realist rhymes over the hardest West Coast beats. Yo I found the song!